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date: 18 November 2019

Brenneis, Gerd locked

  • Elizabeth Forbes


(b Ostseebad Nienhagen, Jan 3, 1936; d March 13, 2003). German tenor . Engaged in 1965 at Augsburg, he sang Lensky, Dimitri, Gabriele Adorno, Lionel (Martha), Idomeneus, Manrico, Chénier, Puccini’s Des Grieux and Max. At Bayreuth (1973–4) he sang Siegmund and Walther. In 1974 he was engaged at the Deutsche Oper, Berlin, where his repertory over 25 years has included Huon, Florestan, Tristan, Parsifal, Erik, Tannhäuser, Lohengrin, the Emperor (...

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